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What public should know on National Indigenous Peoples Day, York U experts

TORONTO, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – As National Indigenous Peoples Day approaches, York University Indigenous experts can discuss Indigenous slavery in Canada, gender and colonization, justice, Métis treaties, the importance of Indigenizing education, as well as Indigenous knowledge systems and their effect on environmental governance and sustainable development, and more. Signa Daum Shanks (Métis), an […]

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Media advisory: Don Rusnak, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services to speak at “Together we Work for Hope” in Kashechewan First Nation

From: Indigenous Services Canada Kashechewan, ON – Please be advised that Don Rusnak, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will deliver remarks at the “Together we Work for Hope” event, celebrating the one-year anniversary of the signing of tripartite framework agreement with […]

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NT Government: Call for Applications for the 2018-2019 Youth Ambassador Program

YELLOWKNIFE (June 19, 2018) – The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Northwest Territories (NWT) Youth Ambassador Program. The program provides NWT youth with opportunities to build leadership skills through participation at special events and volunteer assignments. In the past, NWT Youth Ambassadors have attended the Arctic Winter […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to make high-speed Internet funding announcement in Whitehorse

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Ottawa, Ontario, June 19, 2018—The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, together with the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, and the Honourable Ranj Pillai, Yukon Minister of Economic Development, will make an announcement related to the Government of Canada’s commitment to […]

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Laurier expert alert: National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19, 2018 Waterloo – National Indigenous Peoples Day is June 21. Wilfrid Laurier University has a number of experts on topics related to the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. Below is a list of experts available to comment: Jean Becker, Laurier’s senior advisor of Indigenous initiatives and a member of its […]

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Canadian Coast Guard 2018 Arctic Season Underway

From: Canadian Coast Guard Montreal, Quebec – The Canadian Coast Guard’s annual Arctic operational season is underway and includes a maiden voyage to the Arctic by the CCGS Samuel Risley. The season will run into late November, providing extended vessel presence in the Arctic under investments from the $1.5-billion Oceans Protection Plan. The CCGS Samuel […]

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U of SK: National Indigenous Peoples Day

Join us on June 21, 2018 to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at the third annual ‘Rock Your Roots’ Walk for Reconciliation. Starting at 9:30 a.m. at Victoria Park, the Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation will feature a variety of traditional and multicultural dances, music and performances along the way. A small group will represent […]

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Government of Canada launches national consultations on digital and data transformation

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Canadians must have trust and confidence in a digital and data-driven world June 19, 2018, Ottawa ON New technologies have changed the way that we access information, shop, live, socialize and work. As a result of these changes, our economy has transformed to become increasingly data-driven and critical […]

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Durango Completes Till Sampling at Windfall

Vancouver, BC June 19, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) is pleased to report that further to the news of June 4, 2018, the Company has completed its till sampling program at its wholly owned properties near Windfall Lake, Québec. Further to the news release of May 30, 2018, […]

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Probe Metals Completes $24.7 Million Financing

Toronto, June 19, 2018 – PROBE METALS INC. (TSX-V: PRB) (“Probe” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce, further to its announcements on May 22nd and June 1st, 2018, that the Company has completed a private placement financing of 7,380,000 flow through units of the Company (“FT Units”) at a price of C$1.90 per FT […]

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Next Phase of Prince Rupert Fairview Terminal Expansion Unveiled

JUNE 19, 2018 PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — The Port of Prince Rupert and DP World have agreed on terms of a project development plan that outlines the next phase of expansion for the DP World Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal. The Phase 2B expansion will increase annual throughput capacity at Canada’s second largest container […]

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From the Ashes: Reimagining Fire Safety and Emergency Management in Indigenous Communities – The House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Presents its 15th Report

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Presents its 15th Report Ottawa, June 19, 2018 – Last year, wildfires forced the evacuation of 12,800 individuals from First Nation communities across the country. Compared to non-Indigenous communities, First Nation communities are disproportionally affected by these emergency events for a number of reasons, […]

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BC Government: New scholarship fund opens doors for top UNBC graduate students

June 19, 2018 PRINCE GEORGE – Graduate students at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) are getting support to pursue advanced degrees in fields like science and engineering, thanks to a new graduate student scholarship fund. The $735,000 scholarship fund will encourage research, innovation and growth in northern British Columbia. It is part of […]

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ITK: Announcement Of Upcoming Election And Call For Nominations

Election of ITK President: Election of the ITK President will be held directly following the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Annual General Meeting on Thursday, August 16, 2018, in Inuvik, Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The ITK President will be elected by a majority vote for a term of three (3) years. This Call for Nominations will open on […]

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Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre: Province Proposes The Child and Family Services Amendment Act (Taking Care of Our Children)

March 19, 2018 – Changes Will Lead to Development of Culturally-Specific Models of Customary Care: Fielding he Manitoba government has introduced initial amendments to The Child and Family Services (CFS) Act that would allow Indigenous communities to create care plans for children that recognize and reflect their unique customs, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today. […]

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Government of Canada taking steps to prevent and reduce gun and gang violence

From: Public Safety Canada June 19, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Public Safety Canada The Government of Canada is committed to preventing and reducing crime, especially gun and gang violence. A new federal initiative of $327.6 million over five years to tackle the increase of gun related violence and gang activities in Canada, along with the National […]

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BCAFN: Communique to BC First Nations

Re: BC Environmental Assessment Reform As many of you know the BC First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) have engaged with the Province under the Commitment Document beginning in 2015 with the Environmental Assessment (EA) reform as one of the three initial priority areas for legislative and policy reform. In December 2017, the FNLC met with […]

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Donner Prize shortlists Canadian public education policy book by Laurier professor Kelly Gallagher-Mackay

June 19, 2018 Brantford – Wilfrid Laurier University faculty member Kelly Gallagher-Mackay’s book on public education policy, entitled Pushing the Limits: How Schools Can Prepare Our Children Today for Tomorrow’s Challenges (Random House Doubleday Canada), has been shortlisted for a Donner Prize. The Donner Prize encourages and celebrates excellence in public policy writing by Canadians, […]

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Media advisory: Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Culture and Heritage to Meet in Yellowknife

From: Canadian Heritage YELLOWKNIFE – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Honourable Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment of the Northwest Territories, will co-host the 2018 Ministers of Culture and Heritage Annual Meeting in Yellowknife on Wednesday. During this meeting, federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for culture and heritage […]

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Awards of Excellence Announced at Confederation Day

June 19, 2018 Confederation College was proud to announce the 2018 Awards of Excellence winners at Confederation Day on June 15. Winners were named in four categories: full-time faculty, part-time faculty, support staff and administrative staff. Award of Excellence for Full-Time Faculty – Alain Gosselin Alain Gosselin began his teaching career with Confederation College as […]

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Project 6 – All-Season Road Linking Manto Sipi Cree Nation, Bunibonibee Cree Nation and God’s Lake First Nation — Participant Funding Allocated

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency June 19, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $489,288.70 in federal funds to eight recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Project 6 – All-Season Road Linking Manto Sipi Cree Nation, Bunibonibee Cree Nation and God’s […]

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York University announces new Indigenous teacher education degree

TORONTO, June 19, 2018 – York University’s Faculty of Education, in partnership with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), has created a new degree program rooted in Indigenous thought. The Bachelor of Education (BEd) – Wabaan Indigenous Teacher Education has been developed to address the persistent need for more Indigenous educators, and education, across Ontario. […]

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Minister Monsef marks year of progress towards ending gender-based violence

From: Status of Women Canada June 19, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Status of Women Canada Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women marked the first anniversary of It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent Gender-Based Violence by highlighting the Government of Canada’s progress towards ending gender-based violence. Concrete steps forward this past year […]

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Philip Steenkamp appointed president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Philip Steenkamp as the university’s fourth president and vice-chancellor for a five-year term effective January 1, 2019. Steenkamp brings to the position more than two decades of senior leadership experience in the post-secondary and public sectors. He joins Royal Roads University […]

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Who needs pharmacare? Study shows that of 36.3 million Canadians in 2016, 23.2 million had a private drug plan and 13.1 million had coverage under public drug plans.

TORONTO, June 19, 2018 – According to a new study, advocates for national pharmacare have misdiagnosed the nature of gaps in prescription drug plan coverage in Canada and therefore have proposed the wrong solution. The author of the study says, “the problem isn’t uninsured people, it’s underinsured drug costs.” On February 27, 2018, the federal […]

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Available Expert – Queen’s University to launch Mohawk Language and Culture Certificate for Tyendinaga community members

June 19, 2018 TYENDINAGA – The Queen’s University Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, in partnership with Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO) Language and Cultural Centre, is launching a Certificate in Mohawk Language and Culture. What This new certificate program will be launched on National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21) in Tyendinaga […]

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Parks Canada enhances beluga protection in the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park

From: Parks Canada News release Establishment of a temporary exclusion area at Baie Sainte-Marguerite June 19, 2018 Tadoussac, Quebec Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada taking action to protect nature, support healthy ecosystems and promote the recovery of species at risk, including the endangered St. Lawrence beluga whale. Today, Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate […]

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MMF: Pallister Government Ignores Facts That the Metis Were Never Considered or Invited to Participate in Mining Protocol

June 18, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Setting the agenda for the Co-chairs’ Report on the Manitoba–First Nations Mineral Development Protocol, back on July 31, 2017, Premier Pallister announced “the Manitoba government will be developing a new provincial mineral development protocol with First Nation communities.” There was no room or mention of the Metis Nation at […]

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Sheridan underscores its commitment to Truth and Reconciliation with signing of Indigenous Education Protocol

June 19, 2018 Sheridan marked a transformative moment in its history on Monday with the signing of the Indigenous Education Protocol. The Protocol was launched by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CiCan) in December 2014 to support its members’ commitment to Indigenous education and provide a vision of how they can strive to improve and better […]

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Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for the Hamlet

June 18, 2018 The Department of Health advises residents of the Hamlet of Rankin Inlet that the boil water advisory is over. ### Media Contact: Nadine Purdy Manager of Communications Department of Health 867-975-5712 npurdy@gov.nu.ca NT5

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The Festival of Small Halls Celebrates 10 Years of Great Music

Festival showcases Island culture from June 10 to 24, 2018 June 18, 2018 – Charlottetown, PE – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Last year was the best year ever for tourism in Canada, as we welcomed a record of 20.8 million international visitors to our shores. The tourism industry is an important economic driver in our […]

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IRC: Corporate Tour POSTPONED For Paulatuk, Ulukhaktok, and Sachs Harbour

June 18, 2018 UPDATE: Due to mechanical issues with the airplane, the Corporate Tour will be unable to visit Paulatuk, Ulukhaktok, and Sachs Harbour as previously planned. These will be rescheduled for a later date. Once this information is confirmed, we will share the details on our website and social media. Sorry for the inconvenience. […]

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First Interim Report on the 2018-2019 Main Estimates

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE Monday, June 18, 2018 The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance has the honour to table its THIRTY-FIRST REPORT Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, to examine and report upon the expenditures set out in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March […]

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IDM Mining Announces Resource Update at the Red Mountain Gold Project and Reports Significant Increase in Measured and Indicated Resources

June 19th, 2018, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX-V:IDM) (OTCQB: IDMMF)(“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of an updated mineral resource estimate for its 100%-owned Red Mountain Gold Project (“Red Mountain” or the “Project”), located in the Golden Triangle of northwestern British Columbia, near the town of Stewart, BC. The updated mineral […]

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TD Securities announces relationship with the Honourable Rona Ambrose

Former Leader of the Official Opposition will support TD Securities and its global clients on best practices in navigating complex economic, trade, environmental and political issues and support women in leadership initiatives TORONTO, June 19, 2018 – TD Securities is pleased to announce that it has established a relationship with The Honourable Rona Ambrose. Ms. Ambrose […]

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Constantine to Acquire Lease Rights for the Johnson Tract Gold-Zinc Deposit, Southcentral Alaska from Cook Inlet Region, Inc.

June 19, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (TSX Venture – CEM) (“Constantine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has signed a Letter Agreement with Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (“CIRI” an Alaskan Native Corporation) for the lease rights to the 20,942 acre Johnson Tract property (the “Property” or the “Project”, Figure […]

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Rogue Amends Snow White Payment Terms, Resource Report in July

June 18, 2018 Partnered with Option Holders to shift certain payments to a capped royalty per tonne Snow White Resource Report is progressing and the planned Resource Report is now expected in late July TORONTO, ON – Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS) (“Rogue” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that it has entered into […]

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Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1, with amendments and observations

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE Monday, June 18, 2018 The Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights has the honour to present its FIFTEENTH REPORT Your committee, to which was referred Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, […]

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Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation – Shareholder Meeting to Amend Business Restrictions

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 – Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation (“LIORC”) (TSX: LIF) announced today that its Board of Directors has determined to call a special meeting of shareholders, expected to be held in September, 2018, to seek approval of an amendment to LIORC’s articles of incorporation to provide LIORC with the flexibility to invest in […]

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SHARC Energy Systems Announces Funding for the Clyde Gateway Regeneration Project

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 18, 2018 – SHARC International Systems Inc. (CSE:SHRC) (FSE:IWIA) (OTCQB:INTWF)(“Company” or “SHARC”) is pleased to announce that the Company’s UK subsidiary, SHARC Energy Systems has agreed to a funding deal through the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund to support the construction of the district heating scheme at the Clyde Gateway regeneration […]

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ATAC Announces 1,685,000 oz Gold in its Maiden Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate for the Osiris Project, Yukon

June 18, 2018 – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) (“ATAC”) is pleased to announce a maiden Mineral Resource estimate for its Osiris Project at the Rackla Gold Property, Yukon.The Osiris Project is 100%-owned by ATAC and is located outside of the area currently under option to Barrick Gold Corporation (“Barrick”). The resource estimate for the Osiris […]

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Invitation to media – Press conference for KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples

QUÉBEC, June 19, 2018  – You are cordially invited to the launch of the program of the 2nd edition of KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples that will take place this year from August 30th to September 3rd at the Place de l’Assemblée-Nationale in Quebec City. Will be there Ghislain Picard, Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador, Konrad Sioui, Grand Chief of the […]

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The Daily Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2016/2017 The number of adults and youth being supervised by correctional services in Canada has fallen by almost one-fifth since 2012/2013. Continue reading  Exports of grains by final destination, April 2018 Data on exports of grains by final destination are now available for April. Continue reading  New products […]

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Aboriginal Awareness Week – Nicole

Credits: Benevity During National Aboriginal Awareness Week, Benevity’s Nicole Strangman talks about why reconciliation is important to her as an indigenous Canadian, and why it’s so important for companies to give their people opportunities to teach, learn and experience the cultures of their peers and colleagues.

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NAN Australian Youth Delegation

NAN has been invited to send a youth delegation to the 2nd National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conferences in Perth, Australia on November 21st – 24th, 2018. A youth summit will coincide with the main conference, with attendees from around Australia, as well as the United States and New […]

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Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations meet in Carcross for Yukon Forum

Yukon’s Premier, Cabinet members and First Nations Chiefs met today at the Carcross Learning Centre for the 2nd Yukon Forum of 2018. Today’s discussions revolved around working together to improve educational outcomes for First Nations students, as well as closer collaboration on environment matters. Fish and wildlife will be added to the Joint Priority Action […]

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Mamawi: Celebrating COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS 33rd Annual General Meeting & Community Celebration

MaMawi-33rd AGM Poster 2018Celebrating COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS 33rd Annual General Meeting & Community Celebration June 29th, 2018 The King Street Community Gathering Place 445 KING STREET WINNIPEG MANITOBA 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon 12:00 – 1:00 PM 12:00 – 4:00 PM Board of Director Elections / Registration Business Meeting Community Celebration * Free BBQ hotdogs, Bouncy Castle, Pony […]

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AB Government: Public servants to take Indigenous training

New Indigenous training will help Alberta public servants better deliver programs and services to the Indigenous community. As the government moves forward on the path to reconciliation, all current Alberta Public Service employees will participate in an in-person, one-day course over the next three years. The session will involve experiential learning with Elders through sharing […]

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Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Attend Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Culture and Heritage

June 18, 2018 The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, will attend the Federal, Provincial and Territorial meetings of Ministers responsible for culture and heritage. The meetings take place June 19-20 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Topics for discussion at the meetings include how to grow exports, culture and heritage priorities, and […]

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OFL recognizes National Indigenous Peoples’ Day with permanent land acknowledgement and the launch of new resources for understanding

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 — The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is marking National Indigenous Peoples’ Day with the launch of new resources for understanding and action, and the permanent installation of a land acknowledgement plaque at the OFL building in Toronto. National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, June 21, recognizes and celebrates the unique heritage, diverse […]

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